Banded Krait

The banded krait is a venomous snake that is native to India, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Bhutan. There are three different types of bands in the banded krait – green, white, and brown. 

What Do I Do If I Get Bitten? The best way to treat a bite from a banded krait is to immediately get the bite checked and find the snake.

It is called a “krait” because it has a spiral form of serrated teeth on the outside of its upper jaw. It is also known as “banded krait”

Banded krait – This species of venomous snake is found in northern India, Bangladesh, southern China, Myanmar, and the Malayan Peninsula.

The venom of the banded krait can be deadly, causing hemolytic blood poisoning, haemolytic rhabdomyolysis (destruction of muscle tissue), and tissue necrosis.

This venom causes massive vascular blockage and subsequent multi-organ failure leading to death within 6 hours. Blood is removed from the body

The banded krait hunts for other snakes, though its favorite prey is small frogs. It is venomous and contains four different species of venom known as toxic spitule.

The banded krait snake’s life cycle, as far as we know, is very simple, involving three stages: Oocytes can be found from April to May (possibly before).

They reach adulthood by the age of one year. Banded Krait Venom The banded krait is the only elapid snake with poison glands on the head.

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